Campus Services

Copy Centre

University of Essex

Printing, copying and finishing

Design and print services

Print Essex have a wealth of professional design and print experience. They use high quality materials and environmentally friendly equipment to produce vibrant products to suit your requirements.

We offer fast, efficient, high-quality photocopying and laser printing, plus photo printing, personalised calendars and even printed T-shirts.

Low volume copying is completed on demand and mid-volume quantities within three to four hours, all at competitive prices. Our experienced staff can provide guidance on all the services we offer, including format and finishing options. University staff, students and members of the public are welcome to use the Copy Centre.

Why use the Copy Centre?

  • white 100% recycled paper
  • high-tech digital equipment for a high level of reproduction
  • payment via an internal charge code
  • central location on our Colchester Campus

If your print requirements are not listed below or you require design services, please contact Print Essex.

Products and services

  • Black on white laser printing and copying

    We always use 100% recycled paper.

    • Print sizes available: A4, A3

  • Colour printing

    Files can be supplied to us in hard copy, by e-mail, or on a memory card or disk.

    • Print sizes available: A4, A3, SRA3
    • Materials available: Paper, card or transparency

  • Finishing

    Finishing options include:

    • wire stapling
    • heat binding
    • comb binding
    • A4 or A3 laminating
    • folding or booklet making

  • Fax service

    We are the University's main facsimile service and can send and receive faxes for you.

  • Photo printing

    We can print your photographs onto:

    • high-quality satin photo paper (various sizes available)
    • personalised photo calendars (various styles available)

  • T-shirt printing

    Just choose your favourite pictures and text and we can print them onto T-shirts for you.

  • Consumables

    We also sell:

    • ink cartridges
    • blank CDs and DVDs
    • flash drives
    • CD marker pens
    • paper - in different weights,sizes and colours

Price list

Order form - for University staff use

Copying, scanning and reproduction of copyright materials


Copy Centre

Square 4 (within everythingEssex), University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ

Telephone 01206 872376

Fax 01206 873598



Official University of Essex merchandise

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